Avia B-71

1st Flight 1934
Avia B-71
Avia B-71 Is a license built Tupolev ANT-40 / SB 2M-100A.
Avia B-71
Avia B-71 was a high speed twin-engined three-seat monoplane bomber, first flown in 1934.
Avia B-71
Specifications-
Crew: 3
Length: 12.57 m (41 ft 3 in)
Wingspan: 20.33 m (66 ft 8 in)
Height: 3.6 m (11 ft 10 in)
Wing area: 56.7 m2 (610 sq ft)
Airfoil: root: TsAGI-6 mod. (16%) ; tip: TsAGI-6 mod (12.5%)
Empty weight: 4,768 kg (10,512 lb)
Gross weight: 6,308 kg (13,907 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 7,880 kg (17,372 lb)
Power plant: 2 × Klimov M-103 V-12 liquid-cooled piston engines, 716 kW (960 hp) each
Propellers: 3-bladed variable-pitch propellers
Avia B-71
Performance
Maximum speed: 450 km/h (280 mph, 240 kn) at 4,100 m (13,451 ft)
Range: 2,300 km (1,400 mi, 1,200 nmi)
Service ceiling: 9,300 m (30,500 ft)
Time to altitude:
1,000 m (3,281 ft) in 1 minute 48 seconds
9,000 m (29,528 ft) in 32 minutes
Armament
Guns: 4 × 7.62 mm ShKAS machine guns (two in nose, one in dorsal and one in ventral position)
Bombs: 6 × 100 kg (220 lb) or six 50 kg (110 lb) bombs in bomb-bay, 2 × 250 kg (550 lb) bombs on wing racks
Avia B-71
Credits-
AVIA, The Aviation Collection-Antonín Vlasák II
The Complete Book of Fighters-William Green & Gordon Swanborough
Wikipedia.

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